Reasons to downsize. How much space do I need?

I’ve always wanted to share my experiences related to downsizing from a larger home to something smaller. While everyone’s situation will differ, there are some aspects of such a change that will repeat. By sharing my experiences and ideas, I hope to help you through the process and avoid some of the pitfalls I encountered. […]

Thinking of Selling? Here are Some Tips on Preparing the Interior.

If your goal is to sell your home quickly and for an excellent price, you will need to prepare both the interior and exterior of your home, before it is listed. Here are a few tips on preparing the interior.   1. De-clutter. You are moving, so why not get started packing? Why de-clutter? Cluttered […]

Downsizing Options: Condo Review – Harrods Landing Condominium Association, Prospect, KY

  Harrods Landing Condo Association: This complex is located off Route 42 and is about 1/2 mile north of the intersection with the Gene Snyder Expressway. Harrods Landing is located in the City of Prospect, Kentucky, which is within Oldham County. General Description: This complex was developed in the late 1980’s and consists of 46 […]

How to De Clutter.

  Sooner or later you and I and everyone else will need to decide how to intelligently de clutter and thereby downsize our possessions. This task is especially difficult, if you have inherited antiques or other items, which may have significant value. In some instances, older furniture, paintings, jewelry, silverware, china, collectibles and certain memorabilia […]

Benefits of Home Downsizing and Obtaining Your New Mortgage.

  This is the first of a series of guest blog posts by Sameer Aziz. Sameer is a Home Mortgage Consultant with Wells Fargo Home Mortgage. Are you considering downsizing?  Right now could be the best time for you to make the move.  With the housing market turning recently, home sales are increasing month by month.  This […]

How to sell items on Craigslist.

  Since everyone downsizing their home will need to consider selling some of their possessions, here’s a quick summary of the steps involved in selling things on Craigslist. http://craigslist.com 1. Go to craigslist.com and click on the “post to classifieds” link in the upper left corner. 2. Then choose the “For Sale” category and the […]

Moving Company Reviews. So what’s PODS?

  Since you last moved there are some new options to consider when choosing a vendor to transport your belongings to your new home. One of them is named PODS. http://www.pods.com PODS’ capabilities: PODS offers both moving and storage capabilities, just like a conventional moving company. They also sell boxes and other kinds of moving […]

FHA Insured Mortgages & Minimum Habitability Standards

  Today’s Mortgage Market and How It Has Changed Currently, home buyers have far fewer types of mortgage products from which to choose, as compared to just two or three years ago. This reduction in choice is reflective of the increased federal regulations, which occurred soon after the subprime bust and the collapse of the […]